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  1. Left-wingers back Juncker for top EU jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2014 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Paris: Left-wing European leaders have agreed to back Luxembourg conservative Jean-Claude Juncker for the post of European Commission president, saying they would seek other top European Union jobs for their party allies in return.

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  2. Hollande Rallies EU Socialists Around Juncker for Commission JobRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2014 | Bloomberg

    French President Francois Hollande and German Vice-Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel signaled they are ready to back former Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker to head the European Commission.

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  3. PM 'Will Force Europe To Vote On Juncker'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2014 | Sky News

    ... the 'Brussels bubble', known and admired for his political longevity, if not his charisma. He was born in 1954 in Luxembourg as the continent was still stumbling from the rubble of the Second World War. His father, a steel worker and trade unionist, ...

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  4. David Cameron seeks vote on Jean-Claude Juncker presidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2014 | The Independent

    ... fellow EU leaders. The vote is the final option left available to Mr Cameron to stop the former prime minister of Luxembourg, seen in Downing Street as an arch-federalist, from taking the most powerful job in Brussels. Mr Juncker was expected to be ...

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  5. James Forsyth: Dave's only hope of halting Juncker is... an Italian ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... he expects to be defeated. It will be a humiliating moment for Cameron, who went out on a limb to stop the former Luxembourg prime minister getting the job. But he is determined to push the matter all the way to a vote. Britain won't acquiesce in ...

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  6. 'A drunk who has cognac for breakfast': EU presidency favourite...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... other Left-wing leaders backed him Claims about Juncker's drinking first surfaced publicly last year following a Luxembourg spy controversy that saw him forced to resign as the country's prime minister. A leaked report by former intelligence agent ...

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  7. European left-wingers back Juncker for EU CommissionRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2014 | The Star Online

    Left-wing European leaders agreed on Saturday to back Luxembourg conservative Jean-Claude Juncker for the post of European Commission president, saying they would seek other top EU jobs for their party allies in return.

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  8. Daily news summary 21.6.2014Read the original story

    Jun 21, 2014 | Radio Prague

    Leftist European leaders have agreed to back the nomination of former Luxembourg prime minister Jean-Claude Juncker to head the European Commission.

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  9. Left-wing leaders back JunckerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2014 | BBC News

    ... week. Prime Minister David Cameron has pledged the UK will oppose "right up to the end" the candidacy of former Luxembourg leader Jean-Claude Juncker to be European Commission president. Other countries with centre-right leaders, such as Germany and ...

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  10. EU centre-left leaders back Juncker for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2014 | Bangkok Post

    ... that also saw strong gains for anti-EU parties. Moves to hand the post of EC chief to Juncker -- a long-serving Luxembourg premier and EU insider -- have triggered the most bitter dispute seen in Europe since the height of the euro crisis. The row ...

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  11. Social Democrat leaders back Juncker for EU Commission: GabrielRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2014 | Reuters

    Leading Social Democrats of European states meeting in Paris agreed to back Luxembourg conservative Jean-Claude Juncker to become European Commission president but said they expected other top EU jobs to go to their party allies, German Vice-Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel said on Saturday.

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  12. Left to back Juncker in exchange for high EU posts - Czech PMRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2014 | Czech Happenings

    Sobotka told CTK by phone that he expects the forthcoming EU summit to propose Juncker, former long-standing Luxembourg prime minister, for successor to outgoing EC president Jose Manuel Barroso.

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  13. EU should outvote Cameron to elect Juncker - Austrian chancellorRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2014 | The Star Online

    ... a new Commission president, British officials said on Friday, seeking further talks on an alternative to former Luxembourg premier Juncker. The effort to block Juncker, seen in London as a bar to EU reform, comes before a meeting of EU leaders in ...

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  14. European Social Democrats back Juncker's candidacy for Commission presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2014 | Deutsche Welle

    ... to be difficult. While Chancellor Merkel has backed Juncker for the job, there is also opposition to the former Luxembourg prime minister, even from within the conservative camp. One of the strongest opponents to Juncker getting the job has been ...

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  15. German Chancellor Angela Merkel with Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude JunckerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | IcNetwork

    'I'll beat the baby out of you': Ten years NOT too long for vicious thug who hammered and burnt pregnant girlfriend, say judges Craig Thomas headbutted his girlfriend, hit her with a hammer and burned her with cigarettes... but complained that 10 years in jail was too long He's already played a doctor in EastEnders, but in Rush, Tom Ellis makes the ... (more)

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  16. Simon Heffer: The fatal fantasies of looney tunes EdRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... The main reason he will inevitably fail is that Germany's Angela Merkel wants Mr Juncker (the ex-PM of Luxembourg whose executive experience extends to running somewhere about the size of Sheffield) as her puppet. So I ask again: why can't we have a ...

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  17. Britain seeks to delay decision on JunckerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | The Peninsula

    LONDON: Britain is trying to delay selection of a new European Commission President, British officials said yesterday, seeking further discussion of an alternative to the former Luxembourg premier Jean-Claude Juncker, London sees as a bar to EU reform.

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  18. Italy wants mentality change, not looser EU budget rules - PM RenziRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | West Australian

    ... after the euro zone debt crisis, a position that gathered momentum at a meeting of EU finance ministers in Luxembourg on Friday. The 39-year-old Renzi took office in February after pushing aside a party rival, promising a broad series of reforms ...

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  19. Press Releases: On the Occasion of National Day in LuxembourgRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2014 | State Department

    On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to Grand Duke Henri and the people of Luxembourg as you celebrate your National Day on June 23. The United States and Luxembourg share a long history.

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  20. EU parties back Juncker in setback to CameronRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2014 | Big News Network.com

    ... includes German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party, said they would form a grand coalition to support the former Luxembourg prime minister. Manfred Weber, head of the European People's Party, the main centre-right group, said: "There is growing ...

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